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12:00 AM, May 30, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:58 PM, May 29, 2020

Online concert for Ranesh Thakur today

To protest the incineration of Baul Ranesh Thakur's music room, a group of Bangladeshis in different countries are organising an online solidarity concert today.

The "Solidary Concert for Baul Ranesh Thakur" will be broadcast live on the Facebook pages of Das and Co., Nagarnat, and from 8pm.

To stand by Ranesh and all baul musicians living under duress, renowned musicians will perform at the online event.

Ujjal Das, coordinator of the programme, said, "This concert is not only to protest the heinous attack on Baul Ranesh Thakur's house, but also to protest the continuous attack on Baul musicians of Bangladesh."

Performers include Baul Shofi Mandal, Bappa Mazumder, Rahul Ananda, Sayed Hasan Tipu, and Baul Basir Uddin Sarkar. They will be joined by Ashiquzzaman Tulu from Canada, Sohini Alam from the UK, along with artistes based in India, Australia, and Germany.

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